Mr Steve Devereux  

Mr Steve Devereux

CEng, ACIArb

Oilwell Drilling Expert

Oilwell Drilling
Drilling Management (Services) Ltd
LONDON, UK & PAU, FRANCE
(anywhere else by arrangement)
Areas include:

Aeronautical engineer qualified 1978. Started drilling with Shell, 1979. Oil and gas well design. Well engineering. Directional drilling. Onshore drilling. Offshore drilling. Drilling rigs. Drilling operations. Casing design. Well control (member of IWCF Drilling taskforce).

Deep Water and ultra deep water drilling. DP rigs, jackup rigs, land rigs, heliportable rigs. Completions. Workovers. Well abandonment. Worked in 40+ countries. Published author, “Practical well planning & drilling manual” & “drilling technology in non technical language” (Pennwell).

Worked as driller, drilling engineer, drilling supervisor (offshore and onshore), Drilling superintendent, Drilling manager, Operations manager, Drilling trainer. Experienced in problem investigation. Facilitated HAZOP, DWOP, TWOP workshops.

Attended the Bond Solon “Courtroom Skills for Experts”. Working through CIArb training pathway. Member of LCIA. Active as a drilling consultant since 1988, most recently drilling superintendent for UDW exploration wells offshore West and South Africa.

 

Additional Information:

Regional Limits:

International Expert Witness / Arbitrator Assignments
French & Dutch (basic)

Expert Witness Work:

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Lawyer Consultation:

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